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On-post standoff ends peacefully

Installation police arrested a Fort Stewart soldier Saturday following a 22-minute standoff that began as a domestic dispute in post housing. The incident ended peacefully with no injuries, according to a public affairs news release.

March 21, 2011 | Staff report | Public Safety


New gender-neutral Bible draws critics

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - In the old translation of the world's most popular Bible, John the Evangelist declares: "If anyone says, 'I love God,' yet hates his brother, he is a liar." Make that "brother or sister" in a new translation that includes more gender-neutral language and is drawing criticism from some conservatives who argue the changes can alter the theological message.

March 21, 2011 | Associated Press | Faith


Faith will keep us marching forward

The Israelites were instructed to march once around Jericho for six days and seven times around on the seventh day. Then they were to shout and the city walls would fall. Some of the Israelites probably were questioning God in their minds and, at the same time, becoming tired and weary. I can't help but think that some may have been a little excited about what the outcome would be. Either way, they obeyed God and shouted out in faith and experienced God's miraculous intervention as they conquered Jericho. The walls fell as God had promised (Joshua 6 ...

March 21, 2011 | By Pastor Daisy Edwards Columnist | Faith


Etheridge asked to resign as Pembroke's administrator

Pembroke is in the market for a new city administrator after asking Frank Etheridge on Friday to resign from the post - a decision that seems to have been made without a City Council meeting.

March 21, 2011 | Lori Wynn Bryan County News | Local news


Turkey season opens Saturday

The opening day of the Georgia turkey hunting season is March 26, and the Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division anticipates the 2011 season should be fair, with harvest likely down from the 2010 season.

March 20, 2011 | Special to the News | State, National News


Lady Wildcats roll past Wayne County

Richmond Hill High School romped to a 7-1 win over host Wayne County on Friday night in Jesup.

March 19, 2011 | Staff report Bryan County News | Local news


Wildcats lose heartbreaker

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March 19, 2011 | Staff report Bryan County News | Local sports


Foresters brace for busy wildfire season

SAVANNAH - Foresters say what looks like a busy wildfire season is off to an early start in southern Georgia, where drought conditions have left woods and timberland as dry as tinder.

March 19, 2011 | Associated Press | State, National News


Irish eyes smile on Savannah

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) - As bagpipes wailed outside from the parade a block down the street, Tanni Embric scrambled to keep up behind the bar with four growing lines of gaudy green St. Patrick's Day revelers thirsty for cold beer - with nearly an hour to go before lunchtime.

March 18, 2011 | Associated Press | Things to Do


State population swells over 9 million

ATLANTA - While nearly 2 million people have flocked to Georgia in the past decade, fewer than 4,000 since 2000 have trickled into the state's capital - long regarded as the jewel of the New South.

March 18, 2011 | Associated Press | State, National News


Power company backs reactor review

ATLANTA - Atlanta-based Southern Co. said Thursday it supports President Barack Obama's call for a safety review of all the country's nuclear power plants in light of the ongoing crisis in Japan.

March 18, 2011 | Associated Press | Business


Libya declares cease-fire after UN vote

TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) - Libya declared an immediate cease-fire and promised to stop military operations Friday in a bid to fend off international military intervention after the U.N. authorized a no-fly zone and "all necessary measures" to prevent the regime from striking its own people.

March 18, 2011 | By Hadeel Al-Shalchi and Ryan Lucas Associated Press writers | Military


'Gnomeo...' isn't just a kid-friendly hoot

I've got a riddle for you. What's small and funny and wears a pointy hat?

March 18, 2011 | By Sasha McBrayer Movie reviewer | Things to Do


Census: More blacks in South moving to suburbs

WASHINGTON - African-Americans in the South are shunning city life for the suburbs at the highest levels in decades, rapidly integrating large metropolitan areas that were historically divided between inner-city blacks and suburban whites.

March 18, 2011 | Associated Press | State, National News


At the movies, March 18-24

HINESVILLE: Liberty Stadium Cinemas

March 18, 2011 | Staff report | Things to Do


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BoE approves district

The Bryan County Board of Education approved a district for the new McAllister Elementary on Thursday that adds Dunham Marsh and Oak Pointe subdivisions to the attendance, but won't include students who live down 144 Spur.

February 26, 2015 | Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Work together to honor God

Our church is in the middle of one of the biggest projects that we ever do - a two-weekend drama known as "Judgment House."

February 26, 2015 | By Pastor Brad Butler First Baptist Church, Pembroke | Faith


New lawmaker touches on session priorities

JESUP -U.S. Rep Earl "Buddy" Carter, R-Georgia, began a series of town-hall meetings last week in some of the coastal counties that make up Georgia's 1st District.

February 26, 2015 | By Randy C. Murray For the Bryan County News | Business


Learn to go slow in life to get on a healthy path

"I'm in a hurry to get things done; I rush and rush until life's no fun. All I really gotta do is live and die, but I'm in a hurry and don't know why." - Alabama

February 26, 2015 | By Rich DeLong | Lifestyle


Don’t know much about history? This test is for you

As you may have heard, some of our intrepid public servants under the Gold Dome are unhappy with the Advanced Placement U.S. History test and the College Board which administers the tests.

February 26, 2015 | By Dick Yarbrough Syndicated Columnist | Opinion


Missing woman, son may be in Bryan

Bulloch County sheriff's deputies are asking the public's help in finding an apparently suicidal woman and her 2-year-old son who live in the far southeastern part of that county.

February 26, 2015 | Staff Report | Public Safety


Ribbon cutting marks opening of Y expansion

Richmond Hill and regional YMCA volunteers and officials, along with South State Bank officials had a ribbon cutting Monday to open an expansion to the YMCA of Richmond Hill.

February 26, 2015 | Staff Report | News


A positive spin

Mark Wallace wants to keep the Ozzy Park story positive.

February 26, 2015 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County | Local news


Chili, fellowship part of tradition

Pembroke's Janice Palmer served up bowl after bowl of her chili Saturday to dozens of eager and smiling visitors at the community's annual chili cook-off.

February 26, 2015 | By Steve Scholar Correspondent | Lifestyle


Eight-grader wins county spelling bee

Richmond Hill Middle School eighth-grader Reagan Campbell was crowned the district's top speller last month at Bryan County Schools' system spelling bee at Dr. George Washington Carver Elementary school.

February 26, 2015 | Special to the News | Education


Sound off for Feb. 26

These opinions are not the News'. Callers are not required to identify themselves, so we can neither verify sources nor their motives. Call 756-4021 to leave a message.

February 26, 2015 | Anonymous calls | Lifestyle


Ogeechee River: Crown Jewel of Coastal Georgia

Life in Bryan County is full of community events and interesting people, but those who just need to get away from life's hustle and bustle and enjoy some quiet time in nature are in luck. The Ogeechee River is just the place for peace and relaxation, and local organization Ogeechee Riverkeeper is keeping watch to make sure it remains so.

February 26, 2015 | By Rachael Hartman Correspondent | Life on the Hill


Author and historian to speak at Richmond Hill History Museum

Author and historian Buddy Sullivan will be the keynote speaker for the Richmond Hill History Museum's monthly lecture at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 5, at 11460 Ford Ave.

February 26, 2015 | Special to the News editor@bryancountynews.net | Lifestyle


See and Be Seen: High Tea on the Hill

The Richmond Hill City Center hosted High Tea on the Hill for ladies of the community on Feb. 18 to benefit Pay It Forward Foundation of Bryan County, which is headed by Dana Lewis and helps the less fortunate. The event featured hot tea, soup, quiche, sandwiches, fruit, yogurt, scones and a variety of desserts. Hollie Moore Barnidge brought her camera along to document the event.

February 26, 2015 | | Life on the Hill


Conservationists taking on three issues to protect coast

On Feb. 18, a group of citizens headed to the State Capital for "Conservation Day," hoping to inform legislators about protecting our precious coast and its wildlife. The Dolphin Project was represented by Gerry Sattele and me, from Richmond Hill, and Chris Hines of Savannah.

February 26, 2015 | By Peach Hubbard | Opinion


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